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My name is Sarah Knights and I have over 13 years experience, developing, leading and implementing projects, procedures and systems within the digital industry. I have experience working with Big Brands and Big Data.
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What I Can Do
My experience within the digital industry puts me in a great position in terms of knowledge and leadership. My technical background enables effective communication with other technical professionals, with a proven ability to translate into non-technical mode for both client and board.
- Assessing the correct technologies, server infrastructure and digital processes
- Creating detailed project documentation, including statements of work, technical and functional specifications, testing plans etc
- Assessing and advising on data security requirements, including PCI compliance, penetration testing and protecting data at rest and in transit
I come from a solid development background, and have vast experience with APIs, development frameworks within the LAMP stack and source control.
For the past five years, I have been successfully leading and mentoring a team of technical professionals, delivering the best products to market.
- APIs: JustGiving, Strava, PayPal, Facebook, Twitter
- Frameworks: CodeIgniter, Laravel, Zend
- Source Control: SVN, Git